Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: stel

Definition: Diversion of blood by alternate routes or reversed flow, from one vascular bed to another, often causing symptoms in the organ from which blood flow has been diverted.

[M.E. stelen, fr. A.S. stelan]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.